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George Minter

Male 1843 - 1931  (88 years)


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  • Name George Minter 
    Born 11 Aug 1843  Hartlepool, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID EB036772E795446791041CB4A79A15822BB1 
    Died Dec 1931  Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • On George's birth certificate his mother's maiden name is given as GRAHAM - it should have been GARNHAM.

      1861 census: George, 17, was a domestic servant living at 39 Broad Street, Bishopgate, London. Dominic Moore adds that these were lodging rooms.

      Listed in Kelly's Directory 1870 as George Minter, wardrobe dealer, 4 Abbey Road & St John's Road, London NW

      1871 census: living at 4 Abbey Road West, Hampstead, London, George (27, an umbrella maker), Rhoda (23), Alice Elizabeth (3) and George (19 months). George's brother James (23, also an umbrella maker) was living with him. [Abbey Road Studios occupies what was 3 Abbey Road].

      Listed in Kelly's Directory 1880, 1884 & 1893 as George Minter, wardrobe dealer, 89 Abbey Road, London NW & umbrella maker, 90 Church Street, Paddington, London W.

      1881 census: at 89 Abbey Road, Hampstead, George (34, miscellaneous dealer), Sarah R (32), Alice E (13), George (11), Florence (9), Robert (8), Edward (7), Henry (4) and Ellen (1). George's mother Mary (70) was living with him.
      James BALFOUR and family lived next door at 91 Abbey Road: son John BALFOUR married Alice E Minter in 1885.

      1891 census (indexed as MINDER by ancestry.com): still at 89 Abbey Road, George (46, dealer), Rhoda (44), Edward (17, dealer's assistant), Charles (8), Ellen (11) and Rose (3). George's mother was still with him but age now given as 88. Rhoda's sister Frances A PICKARD, 30, a general domestic assistant, was also staying there. Robert (18) and Henry (14) both furniture dealer's assistant, were living at 4 Western Terrace, Kensington with their married brother George.

      September 1892: wardrobe dealer of 89 Abbey Road.

      Post Office Directory 1893 has George Minter, furniture dealer, 11 Bishops Road, Paddington, London.

      1901 census: at 89 Abbey Road still, George (50, clothes dealer), Rhoda (53), Charles (16) and Rose (14).

      London, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1965 at Ancestry.com:
      1910, 11 Bishops Road, Paddington North, London. Also listed in later years but not checked.

      1911 census: at 11 Bishops Road, Paddington (8 rooms), George (head, 65, widower, 11 children, 9 living, wardrobe dealer, own account from home, born, Hartlepool), Charles (son, 26, single, shop assistant, worker from home, born St Johns Wood), Herbert HEFFER (grandson, 13, school, born St Johns Wood) and two boarders. Form signed Geo Minter.
      The identity of Herbert Heffer is a mystery.

      March 2008: Dominic Moore notes that "The Pickards were clearly great friends of the Minters: William Thomas PICKARD (Sarah Rhoda PICKARD's brother) and Catherine WEST (sister of James MINTER's wife) were both witnesses of James MINTER'S marriage & were also cousins who later married."
    Person ID I58  Thorpe le Soken, Essex
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 

    Father Robert Minter,   b. Bef 23 Feb 1812, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1847, Hartlepool, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Mother Mary GARNHAM,   b. Bef 1 Dec 1811, Thorpe le Soken, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1901, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1838  Parish Church of St George Hanover Square, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • By banns, Robert Minter, full age, bachelor, seaman of Westbourne Place, father John Minter, farmer. Mary Garnham, full age, spinster of Westbourne Place, father Nathan Garnham, farmer. Both marked. Winesses James Morgan and Elisabeth Holder.
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Rhoda PICKARD,   b. Jun 1845, St Pancras RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1908, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 26 May 1867  St Mary's Church, Kilburn, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married after banns. George Minter, 23, bachelor, dealer in miscellaneous goods of 4 Abbey Road West, father Robert Minter, sailor. Rhoda Pickard, 21, spinster of 4 Abbey Road West, father William Pickard, naturalist. Both signed (bride as Sarah Rhoda Pickard). Witnesses William Pickard and Alice Minter.
    Children 
     1. Alice Elizabeth Minter,   b. Jun 1868, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. George Minter,   b. Sep 1869, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1922, Willesden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     3. Florence Mary Minter,   b. Sep 1871, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Robert Minter,   b. 25 Mar 1873, Kilburn, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1941, London City RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Edward Minter,   b. Jun 1874, Kilburn, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1931, Camberwell RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     6. Henry Minter,   b. 17 Nov 1875, Kilburn, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1958, Folkestone RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Arthur Minter,   b. Mar 1877, Hampstead RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Mar 1879, Hampstead RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
     8. Frank William Minter,   b. Jun 1878, Hampstead RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 20 Mar 1879, Hampstead RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     9. Ellen Minter,   b. Mar 1880, Kilburn, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1946, Willesden RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     10. Charles Walter Minter,   b. 21 Mar 1883, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1950, Eythorne, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     11. Rose Minter,   b. Jun 1887, Hampstead, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2009 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Aug 1843 - Hartlepool, Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Dec 1931 - Kensington, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Birth certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1843 Stockton 24/218.

    2. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1931 Kensington 1a/163.

    3. [S8] Marriage certificate (copy) (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1838 St George Hanover Square 1/49.

    4. [S33] London Metropolitan Archives at Ancestry.co.uk, September 2009, Q2 1867 Hampstead 1a/1099. Sarah appears both as Rhoda and Sarah Rhoda. (Reliability: 3).